Kevin gates may not be as rich as his counterparts, however, the rapper is quickly gaining popularity. Beginning his career back in 2005, the rapper was first signed to local label Dead Game Records. He released his first mixtape “Pick of Da Litter” in 2007, while the second mixtape “All or Nuthin” was released in 2008. However, his career gained momentum after releasing tracks such as Make ‘Em Believe(2012) and The Luca Brasi Story(2013). The songs attracted a dedicated fan base, who have support the artist ever since. This success also gave an overall boost to Kevin Gates net worth which is now estimated to be $ 1.5 million.
Born on February 5, 1986, in New Orleans, Louisiana, Kevin Gates has seen many ups and downs. However, every time, the rapper cum entrepreneur bounce back with better flow and understanding. His debut album “Islah (2016)” could sell 93,000 copies in the United States within the first week. It debuted number two on the Billboard 200 and was soon certified platinum by Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Kevin Gates net worth and Income details:
As of 2017, his fortune is estimated to be $ 1.5 million while in late 2015, the figure was somewhere near $ 1million. The major reason behind this increment was the album “Islah”, which added almost $ 300k to his bank balance. Then apart from that Kevin also made a decent amount via previous mixtapes and tours.
It’s estimated that this year again he would earn a decent figure somewhere near $200k to $ 350k. Though it also depends on his upcoming project, which indeed looks quite promising.
Gates has managed to sustain the momentum and retain his fan base. However, till date, the rapper has been arrested a couple of times. As dating back to 1999, he was first arrested for “joyriding” as a passenger. He was 13 years old back then. Later in between 2008 and 2011, he was sentenced to 31 months in jail for the possession of a firearm around a controlled dangerous substance. He utilized the time and through a prison program, earned a degree in psychology.
On October 26, 2016, Gates was again sentenced to 180 days in jail. This time it was due to misdemeanor battery charge. As while performing in 2015, he had kicked a female fan in the chest.
The rapper has admitted his violent behavior by stating “If you go back to my old mixtapes, I was wild and out of control,”. However, he has also said, “Now, I’m trying to be better and grow”. The main reason behind this change is his daughter.
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